Huguette Tolinga started to play the drums when she was just seven years old - against the wishes of her family. Drums in Kinshasa are widely considered a "man's Business".
He is a self-made entrepreneur and website developer based in the town of Buea, which is commonly referred to as Cameroon's Silicon Valley. Thirty-year-old Churchill Mambe Nanje, is the founder of Njorku, a website where jobless youth can search for employment.
Orphans and widows are often the only bread-winners for their families. Now one Zimbabwean woman is empowering them to become self-efficient with her organization The Future of Hope Foundation. Her secret? Mushrooms.
Ethiopia’s film-industry produces one romantic TV comedy after the other, but that isn’t all the country has to offer. A lucky few young filmmakers get a spot at the Blue Nile Academy where they learn how to produce films for the big screen on a shoe-string budget.
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